9 people killed, wounded in bomb blast in Mahmudiya District in southern Baghdad

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( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Monday, that nine people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by, “A bomb exploded, before noon today, near a popular market in the district of Mahmudiya in southern Baghdad, killing two people and wounding seven others.”

The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department.”

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